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Guide: LAX / Los Angeles TBIT / Bradley Int値. oneworld Lounges

Old Apr 30, 15, 10:42 pm
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Los Angeles International Airport - Tom Bradley International Terminal oneworld Lounges


Location: Go airside via the North security check. Continue past the SkyTeam marked elevator / lift past the Star Alliance lounge signage and escalators to the main shops area and take the elevator to the oneworld Lounge on floor 5. (LAX / LAWA now allows passengers with same day departing boarding passes multi-terminal access.)

See AA T-4 - LAX TBIT secure airside connector open 25 Feb 2016 for airside access via the secure airside connector.


Qantas International First Lounge
Open daily: 06:30 - 23:30 [currently closed] QF F Lounge has REOPENED as of SEP 2022.

Amenities:
Computer connected to Internet
Neil Perry dining and buffet (hot, cold, food carts)
Full staffed bar and made to order mixed drinks
Barista and coffee selections
Shower suites (7)

Access rules:
Traveling on a oneworld marketed and operated first departing in, or connecting from, first class on a oneworld international flight of over 5 hours,
or
traveling in first class on a three-class domestic flight
or
a oneworld Emerald cardholder. Exception being AA Executive Platinum and Platinum Pro are not eligible for access when traveling solely on flights within or between the U.S., Canada, Mexico (except Mexico City), Bermuda, the Bahamas, and the Caribbean.


oneworld Los Angeles Lounge
Open daily: 14:00 - 20:45

Amenities:
Computer connected to Internet
Neil Perry dining and buffet (hot, cold, food carts)
Full staffed bar and made to order mixed drinks
Barista and coffee selections
Shower suites (9)

Access rules:
Traveling on a oneworld marketed and operated business or first departing in, or connecting from, business or first class on a oneworld international flight of over 5 hours,
or
traveling in business or first class on a three-class domestic flight
or
a oneworld Sapphire or Emerald cardholder. Exception being AA Executive Platinum, Platinum Pro, and Platinum members are not eligible for access when traveling solely on flights within or between the U.S., Canada, Mexico (except Mexico City), Bermuda, the Bahamas, and the Caribbean.
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Guide: LAX / Los Angeles TBIT / Bradley Int値. oneworld Lounges

Old Mar 4, 16, 4:33 pm
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Originally Posted by bbmatt View Post
I was allowed access on AA plat going LAX-MIA. I had my AB sapphire card out, but she said not necessary. The connector is perfect and spits you out right by the lounge! this is amazing, but i can only imagine it getting really crowded it this is a widespread policy.
I thought you had to be OWE/EXP on a transcon to get access?

But good to hear the current policy is pretty lax... at the LAX lounge

Hopeful to try this out next weekend.

Edit: Oh did you mean access to the business lounge and not the Qantas first?
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Old Mar 4, 16, 4:36 pm
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Originally Posted by supermintyfresh View Post
I thought you had to be OWE/EXP on a transcon to get access?

But good to hear the current policy is pretty lax... at the LAX lounge

Hopeful to try this out next weekend.

Edit: Oh did you mean access to the business lounge and not the Qantas first?
ROFL!

The member you quoted was likely admitted to the oneworld Business lounge, not the Qantas First lounge.
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Old Mar 7, 16, 3:48 pm
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Currently in the business lounge. Flying J to JFK but the check in agent still wanted a flight number for an international flight. I gave her my flight, but it's tomorrow. She didn't seem to care.
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Old Mar 7, 16, 4:10 pm
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Originally Posted by skunker View Post
Currently in the business lounge. Flying J to JFK but the check in agent still wanted a flight number for an international flight. I gave her my flight, but it's tomorrow. She didn't seem to care.
If you're flying in J LAX-JFK on the A321T today, you have access regardless of ongoing international flight.
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Old Mar 7, 16, 5:24 pm
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Originally Posted by JDiver View Post
If you're flying in J LAX-JFK on the A321T today, you have access regardless of ongoing international flight.
That's what I thought as well. She scanned my BP and asked if I was connecting from/to an international airport. I said I was but was also in J to JFK. She said she just needed a flight number for AA to enter into the computer. No major hassle on my part as I had one to give.
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Old Mar 7, 16, 5:36 pm
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Originally Posted by skunker View Post
That's what I thought as well. She scanned my BP and asked if I was connecting from/to an international airport. I said I was but was also in J to JFK. She said she just needed a flight number for AA to enter into the computer. No major hassle on my part as I had one to give.
Maybe giving her the transcon flight number would satisfy the computer?
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Old Mar 11, 16, 2:06 pm
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In a few months I will fly LAX-BDL first class on AA (5hr 20min) and am a Plat. Should I be able to access the oneworld business lounge?

I am connecting from CX business class, but have about a 24 hour layover.
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Old Mar 11, 16, 4:06 pm
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Originally Posted by DeepUnderground View Post
In a few months I will fly LAX-BDL first class on AA (5hr 20min) and am a Plat. Should I be able to access the oneworld business lounge?

I am connecting from CX business class, but have about a 24 hour layover.
I don't see how you would be entitled to do so.
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Old Mar 11, 16, 4:18 pm
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Originally Posted by ralphs View Post
I don't see how you would be entitled to do so.
From the wiki on access "Departing in First or Business on AA on a domestic flight three class flight or over five hours in length"

Or is that not accurate?
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Old Mar 11, 16, 4:30 pm
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Originally Posted by DeepUnderground View Post
From the wiki on access "Departing in First or Business on AA on a domestic flight three class flight or over five hours in length"

Or is that not accurate?
LAX-BDL is not flown with three class airplanes.
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Old Mar 11, 16, 4:31 pm
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Originally Posted by DeepUnderground View Post
From the wiki on access "Departing in First or Business on AA on a domestic flight three class flight or over five hours in length"

Or is that not accurate?
LAX-BDL is not a 3 class flight. No access.
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Old Mar 11, 16, 4:44 pm
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Originally Posted by DeepUnderground View Post
From the wiki on access "Departing in First or Business on AA on a domestic flight three class flight or over five hours in length"
Is the five hour or longer an error? LAX Admirals Club access is only available for LAX-JFK and LAX-MIA three class flights and this also applies to Oneworld lounges.
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Old Mar 11, 16, 5:28 pm
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Originally Posted by MADPhil View Post
Is the five hour or longer an error? LAX Admirals Club access is only available for LAX-JFK and LAX-MIA three class flights and this also applies to Oneworld lounges.
The five-hour flight rule (for domestic F, 2-class aircraft) has yet to be implemented. And was noted as being applied to LAX-BOS. I think there will much confusion over this. As PHL-LAX/SFO are blocked for more than five hours. They should have made the decision based upon distance, not blocked flying time.
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Old Mar 11, 16, 7:05 pm
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Originally Posted by TWA884 View Post
LAX-BDL is not flown with three class airplanes.
Originally Posted by SNA_Flyer View Post
LAX-BDL is not a 3 class flight. No access.
I am quite aware since I hold a reservation on it. Please read my post, it was about the 5 hour requirement, not about 3 class aircraft.

Originally Posted by Fanjet View Post
The five-hour flight rule (for domestic F, 2-class aircraft) has yet to be implemented. And was noted as being applied to LAX-BOS. I think there will much confusion over this. As PHL-LAX/SFO are blocked for more than five hours. They should have made the decision based upon distance, not blocked flying time.
I can find no reference to a 5 hour rule on either one world or AA website so I am wondering where that is coming from. Anyone know? Or is the wiki not correct?
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Old Mar 11, 16, 8:36 pm
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Originally Posted by DeepUnderground View Post

I can find no reference to a 5 hour rule on either one world or AA website so I am wondering where that is coming from. Anyone know? Or is the wiki not correct?
It was in the wiki of the FL/AC improvement thread. It was not an official AA announcement. And you are right, there is no mention of it on the AA website. Only that starting next year both F and J passengers on intl and LAX-JFX/MIA and SFO-JFK flights will have FL and OW Emerald/First lounge access. But even that is somewhat confusing. Does it apply to lounges outside the U.S. as well? For example, flying AA in J from HKG to LAX (and not OW Emerald).
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